Autism/Asperger's/PDD Awareness

We are a community of many mothers coming together as one. We like to discuss many aspects of our lives, drawing from our common experience as parents, family members and those caring for children on the autism spectrum.

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Help! He's regressing

My son turns seven in August and he was diagnosed with high funtioning autism in April last year. Almost all of his "autistic behaviour" disapeared, but it has returned now....

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Stimming

My daughter (age 2 yrs 4 months) hasn't officially been diagnosed, but it looks like she is on the autism spectrum. The thing that I have the most trouble with is stimming. I...

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Driving

Wow, my son (20) finally passed his learners permit for driving. Now we have to teach him how to drive. Any suggestions on teaching him. I taught my daughter how to drive years...

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Problems with changes

My daughter Haleigh has a Non verbal learning disorder with short term and long term memory problems. She is on the spectrum. Haleigh will be going into 5th grade in the fall....

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Lack of Awareness of Autism

As a mother of a 5year old autistic son I am extremely suprised to find that many people are very nieve to the effects and levels of autism in children and just assume that the...

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School hassles

I have a 7yr with Asperger's, ADD and major anxiety issues. He is really really struggling in school and only attends for 2hrs a day well that was until this week. Jakob has...

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Humming and Aspergers

My son is 12yrs. old. He was diagnosed with Aspergers as well as ADHD when he was 8yrs. old. We have had many struggles throughout the years. I am searching to see if anyone has...

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on my own

I am on my own with 2 childrean eldest has aspergers has anybody got any tips 4 me 2 cope with both of them when he in what i call a black day

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son 12 is starting to rage

Hi I have a son who just turned 12. he was a calm and happy boy and almost over night he is starting to get violent. hitting himself and others, crying and scratching... it...

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Need Advice

I'm trying to find new ways to stay from stressing out. What do you other Autism Mom's do? Any tips?

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my 6 year old son wont sleep

my son is 6 years old and was recently diagnosed with autism he's on 70 milligrams of trazodone and still does not sleephe also is at the point where he's kicking and hitting...

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I feel so broken

I am reaching out to talk to a mother of a Aurtisic child/children I am a mother of 4 beautiful kids, my 15 yrs old daignosed with severe depression,14 yrs old, which is my only...

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Please help

Hi my 3 year old doesn't speak he says 5-10 words at most he doesn't enjoy playing with children except his brother (if he is alone with other children he will walk away n play...

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Tap To Talk

I have a 5 year old with ASD and he is non verbal, he has started using the PECS system at nursery and at home. Whilst scaning the internet yesterday i come across this system...